This Day in Jazz History On this day: July 24 1921Pianist Billy Taylor born in Greenville, NC.1939Alto saxophonist Charles McPherson born in Joplin, MO.1940Duke Ellington records "Sepia Panorama." Search by Year Go! Disclaimer: Though we have checked our dates, this listing may contain erroneous information. If you discover errors or omissions, please report it to us. Thank you.